The Birth of Bal Gangadhar Tilak (23rd July, 1856)

A national hero, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, awakened India from its slumber and created a zeal for nationalism. On the occasion of his birth anniversary, Rusted Post Box takes you to the life and times of Lokmanya, through stamps and coins.

Rusted Post Box is a series of docudramas that relates various stamps, coins and notes to significant historic events. With the help of the newly established online museum,, this series aims at imparting knowledge and creating interest in the areas of Philately, Numismatics and Notaphily within the general public, collectors, students and scholars alike.

Promoted by the “Ultra” group, is the first website of its kind in the world, where all the three fields have been brought under one roof.